body

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body

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Noun[change]

Singular
body

Plural
bodies

Human body parts
  1. (countable) A body is the main part of a person, animal, physical object, or organisation.
    After falling out of the tree, his arm was broken and his body hurt all over.
    The governing body of the UN meets in Geneva.
  2. (countable) A body is a dead person or animal.
    The police found her body after she had been missing for three days.
  3. (countable) A body is a group of people.
    The senate is an important legislative body in the United States.
  4. (countable) A body of something is a lot on it together in one place.
    Lake Michigan is a large body of water.
  5. (physics) A body is a thing that all moves together.
    The moon is a body in orbit around Earth.

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Parts of the body (edit)
head ears - eyes - nose - mouth - chin
torso neck - throat - shoulders - chest - ribs - abdomen - pelvis - back
internal organs heart - lungs - liver - stomach - kidneys - intestines - bladder - ovaries - uterus
extremities arms - hands - fingers - legs - feet - toes
sex organs penis - vagina - testicle - ovary